BREAKING: Officer Involved Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Police are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that happened Monday afternoon at the 2100 block of North Fort Street.

One suspect is deceased and two officers who were involved are unharmed.

“Initial call was a stealing incident, Lt. Chis Wells said. "From that point they encountered him here. He fled. Which resulted in an exchange of gunfire and the officer involved shooting.”

Lt. Wells with Springfield Police said there's no threat to the public, but the area where the shooting occurred will be blocked off for several hours while police investigate.

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